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Travel Blogs from Munich
... some of the things that were survived by the prisoners. I saw the rooms they were tortured in, the barracks where by the end they were sleeping 8 to a bed and the crematorium and gas chamber that were added. If you're visiting Munich this is absolutely something you should see, though it is quite graphic and horrifying if you've got a weak stomach.
You can see from all this where the title for this blog comes from - the meals are massive, ...
... would change trains in Ulm for Munich at 1:45 PM. I slept through the next two stations and I'm glad someone was paying attention because we almost sailed right past our transfer in Ulm.
Arriving at the chaotic Munich train station reminded both of us immediately of Grand Central Terminal in New York -- massive amounts of people and nobody speaking English. Our hotel was directly next to the train station so we ...
... in 1945, the longest of all the camps and over 206,000 prisoners are listed on the roll. In the last five months before liberation, more than 15,000 died. The total death count will likely never be tabulated; only 32,000 are documented. Horrible medical experiments were common; inmates were subjected to subzero temperatures in freezing ...
... friends. Here's some of the events that unfolded over the following hours:Some Canadian guys shouted us a beer.
We learned how to:Fly, fly, fly like a plane
Be strong, strong, strong like a tiger
Schwimm, schwimm, schwimm over to you
And we ate brezel.
We snorted tobacco
I ate leberkäse (liver cheese)
We met people from Salzburg, Munich, Italy, Nurnberg, Koln
I had to **** 43 times
We drank more beer
I pretended to ...
After 3 years of working/studying in Germany I was finally able to start my great journey to New Zealand.
On August 5th at 22:30 (with delays, of course) my flight took off, with stopovers in Dubai and Sydney. I got off in Auckland, after 27,5 hours of barely any sleep and lots or airconditioning, with a big huge smile on my face.
I was finally free!
And then the tiny stone of travelling started ...